Kuwait company signs $1.4bn deal with US’ Pentagon

January 17, 2018

The Kuwait and Gulf Link Transport Company (KGL) yesterday announced the signing of a $1.38 billion supply contract with the US’ Pentagon.

KGL Catering Company which is 99 per cent owned by KGL said in a statement that it will provide foodstuff and logistic services to the US army in Kuwait, Iraq and Jordan for 24 months."... Continue Reading

MoH violations final report completed – Company sending patients to US receives commission

January 16, 2018

The fact finding committee formed by the former minister of health Dr Jamal Al- Harbi to respond to the report issued by the State Audit Bureau and the parliamentary questions concerning the contract signed by the ministry and the ATENA Company has completed its final report, reports Al-Qabas daily.

This report has been issued"... Continue Reading

Kuwaiti Commerce Min. joins forces with WBG

January 15, 2018

Kuwait's Ministry of Commerce and Industry has partnered with World Bank Group (WBG) as part of a concrete plan designed to boost Kuwait's trade ties with neighboring countries and the rest of the world.
The agreement would give the ministry a 'better overview of the country's exports and maximize growth through economic sustainability,' the ministry's"... Continue Reading

KFH main partner of KFAS ‘Innovation Challenge 2018’ event

January 15, 2018

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) takes part in the annual “Innovation Challenge 2018” event organized by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) in collaboration with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

This prestigious event is tailored for companies in Kuwait’s private sector in"... Continue Reading

Ministry of Electricity sings KD 12-million maintenance contract

January 15, 2018

Ministry of Electricity sings KD 12-million maintenance contract

Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Bekheet Al-Rishidi signed on Sunday a contract worth KD 12 million (USD 36 million) for annual maintenance of equipment at Western Doha power station.

The Ministry added in a press statement that this project aims at conducting periodical maintenance for the ministry's equipment"... Continue Reading

Kuwait provides cards, priority services to senior citizens

January 14, 2018

The State of Kuwait provides different types of cards and priority services and facilities to old citizens in a bid to answer all their needs.
A Kuwaiti senior citizen who is up to 65 years old is entitled to get necessary social care and services as per Law 18/2016, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Social Affairs for Social Care Fatema Al-Mulla said Saturday... Continue Reading

Education Min. urges buttressed scout movement in Kuwait

January 14, 2018

Kuwaiti Minister of Education and Higher Education Hamid Al-Azmi said Saturday Kuwait's scout movement needs to be propped up by all necessary means in order to safeguard its achievements in Arab and international domains.
Speaking to reporters while attending the opening ceremony of the 71st National Scout Camp, Al-Azmi boasted that Kuwaiti scout movement dates back 71"... Continue Reading

IMF report recommends amending ‘salary structure’ in public sector

January 13, 2018

: The gap between the salaries in the public sector and the private sector in Middle East and Middle Asia is the highest in Kuwait with 245 percent, followed by Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, as per a report of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), reports Al-Qabas daily. The report recommended amending the salary structure in the public sector, and enhancing transparency.

According"... Continue Reading

Kuwait making one more optimistic push to resolve the GCC crisis

January 11, 2018

Kuwait has recently sentenced writer Fouad al-Hashem to seven years in prison after he violated the Electronic Media Act, by posting on Twitter insults aimed the Emir of Qatar, his mother and father.

Further proof that Kuwait is not a mere bystander of the ongoing row pitting Qatar against former Gulf allies, namely Saudi, UAE"... Continue Reading

‘Pay landphone bills or lines will be cut’

January 11, 2018

Kuwait’s Ministry of State for Services Affairs on Wednesday urged subscribers to pay their due fees, warning that it will enforce a programmed automatic severance of telephone land lines service for this month in line with the procedure in force.

Subscribers will receive a general warning message next Sunday, and then a"... Continue Reading

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